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This Week in Oklahoma Politics discusses the state Supreme Court tossing out two Oklahoma laws banning abortion in the state and at least three former Department of Education employees suing Superintendent Ryan Walters.
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Elections for two offices will be held this Saturday at the Iowa Tribal Grounds in Perkins, Oklahoma. The tribe has almost 1,000 citizens, mostly living in Central Oklahoma.
Recent rainfall across Oklahoma has chipped away at drought-stricken areas, bringing some relief to cattle ranchers.
Local headlines for Friday, June 2, 2023
Oklahoma City released its 2023 point-in-time report, showing a slight uptick in residents currently experiencing homelessness.
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As the threat of a financial default neared, the Senate approved compromise, bipartisan legislation to lift the debt ceiling with just days to spare.
Three former Oklahoma State Department of Education employees are taking legal action over their terminations from the agency.
Local headlines for Thursday, June 1, 2023
StateImpact’s Logan Layden sat down with education reporter Beth Wallis for a breakdown of what education measures Oklahomans are going to get for their money after a contentious 2023 legislative session.
The Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled on two matters regarding the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority’s ACCESS Oklahoma project.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled last week that the Environmental Protection Agency cannot enforce the Clean Water Act on wetlands that aren’t physically connected to lakes and rivers, even if they feed into those water bodies. The decision in Sackett v. EPA invalidates the EPA’s recently expanded definition of the Clean Water Act’s scope.
This spring and summer, several tribal nations in Oklahoma, including some of the larger tribes in the state, will hold elections for key positions including tribal leaders and district council seats. This includes the Cherokee Nation, the Choctaw Nation and the Muscogee Nation among others.
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